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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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The perfect beer for people who want a specialty craft beer, but may not want all the flavor and heaviness.
Ingredients: Pale 2 Row and Black malts, corn, extract, Cluster hops.

dekester1's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dekester1 (333) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Poured from a clear bottle to a dark reddish amber with foamy head that slowly faded to lacing. Aroma was of sweet malts with a twinge of fruitiness. The taste had malty front-end with a nutty hue followed by a mild hop finish with hint of sourness. Palate was light but OK. Overall, a drinkable brew but I probably will not run out and get any more anytime soon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Obfuscate (199) - Minneapolis, - JAN 14, 2015
Pretty decent session beer. Really drinkable like most Schell’s beers. Sweet caramel with a light bitterness. The ’Firebrick’ is better, try that.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alexsdad06 (6426) - Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle from backlog notes 07. Pours amber brown in color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have mild toasted malt, light caramel, light cocoa, some earth, seems like a watered down porter, nothing really bad just flat and boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1704) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Pours a brown color with off-white head. Caramel and roasted malts on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more malt. Light bodied for a dark beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MNAle (47) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Not sure what to make of this. It is different. I bought a couple of bottles on a whim. Really, really sweet. Its OK, I guess, but I doubt I will buy it again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fattybladdy (628) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle, pours a dark ruby amber. Aroma of malt and grain. Taste is toasted grain and dark malt, a bit watery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
WisconsinBeer (714) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - JAN 21, 2014
This is such a strange beer for any sort of respectable beer geek. I guess it fills a niche, this is the sort of beer that a pale lager drinking grandpa would drink a few times per year when he was feeling exotic. It’s not really ’dark’ - more just overly sweet tasting. It’s not awful, and with the right food pairing it might work. But it just comes across as adjunct forward and bland, without any depth really. "Fair to middlin"

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ads135 (3201) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
The beer flavor and aromas are sadly lacking. This is about as bland as a dunkel can get. Tried at the brewery with Vaughn and Amanda.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
northropfrye (2404) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 20, 2013
Thanks GV for the one. A pretty basic dunkel here. Dark brown, some roast notes but overall pretty subtle.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
stantheman (682) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 8, 2013
On tap at The Red Goat in Cokato, Minnesota. Not much to report here. A bland, inoffensive, sweet, dark lager. To call it a dunkel seems a bit pretentious. Meh.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Bottle into glass at club w. pretty normal dark beer. No bells or whistles. It's ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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